Reconstructed skull, repaired by titanium cranioplasty, England, 1980

Made:
1980 in Surrey and Mitcham
maker:
Downs Surgical Limited

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Copy of skull, repaired by titanium cranioplasty developed by Blair and Gordon, Belfast, with additional plate, strips and screws made by Down's Surgical Ltd., British, 1980

This is a copy of a skull that has been repaired by titanium craniplasty, a technique developed by George Blair and Derek Gordon at the Royal Victorial Hospital in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It was manufactured by Down's Surgical Ltd., Mitcham, Surrey, England, and has an additional plate, strips and screws.

Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Object Number:
1981-1843
Materials:
complete, plastic and titanium
Measurements:
plate: 93 mm x 63 mm,
type:
skull
taxonomy:
  • animal remains
credit:
Royal Victoria Hospital, School of Denti